The ELHI Community Center is a 501(c)3 non-profit that is intended to be an educational resource that fosters community collaboration among our anchor tenant organizations, the families and community members of Ignacio and La Plata County, and other area organizations that serve our youth and families.

We house several organizations as well as offering satellite office space, meeting spaces and large gathering spaces for personal and public events. 

ELHI tenants currently have programs  running seven days a week for all ages including alternative education programs, after school clubs and activities, performing arts classes and church services as well as office hours for the Women Infants and Children (WIC) program, Southwest Center for Independence and local AA Meetings. 

If you are interested in learning more about what we offer, would like a tour of the facility or are interested in renting space, please contact the ELHI Site Manager at or at 970-563-4100


WIC (Women, Infants and Children)

WIC is the supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children — a federally-funded program that provides free healthy foods, nutrition education, breastfeeding support, and referrals. WIC serves women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, and/or up to 6 months postpartum, infants, and children up to five years of age.


For more information visit us online at

or call us at 970-247-5702


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SoCoCAA Youth Services engages Ignacio Middle and Highschool age youth to develop self-confidence, self-awareness and leadership skills. We operate 4 afterschool programs called Curiosity, Club Venture, KICK and Connect.

For more information, please contact us at:


Youth Services
285 Lakin
P.O. Box 800
Ignacio, CO 81137
(970) 563-9235 (p)
(970) 563-4504 (f)

or visit us online at


Clarity Coaching and Counseling, LLC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Addiction Counselor

Meeting the needs of you and your families in the Pine River Valley. Staff incorporates traditional mental health interventions with Christian teachings and encouragements.

Personalized, confidential help when you need it.


Independent counseling services offered through EL Ragsdale and Bruce Haring. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please contact:


Bruce Haring


Emily Ragsdale



Our goal is to provide the children in the area with new experiences and wonderful memories!  Gymnastics, dance, cheer, wrestling and ninja warrior training will add to a lifetime of healthy basics and we want to provide that for Ignacio and the surrounding area!

For more information visit us online or on Facebook or call us at 970-403-2636

SWCI is an organization run by people with disabilities that promotes civil rights and self-determination for people in our disability and aging communities, and provides supports and training to remove barriers so people can live the life they want in southwest Colorado.

Visit SouthWest Center For Independence Online

Dancing Spirit Community Art Center offers after school and summer art classes for school aged students, adult and family art classes, one on one Art As Healing sessions, and performing arts including ballet, tap, modern dance, jazz and competition dance. 

Dancing Spirit also offers gallery space for private and public art shows as well as meeting room space for small classes, lectures, group counseling sessions and meetings. 

For more information, contact us at: 



Silver SPRUCE Academy provides educational enrichment programs and courses to students and families throughout the Four Corners Area, in collaboration with other educational organizations. We offer group and individual sessions in enrichment programs, courses, tutoring, and annual testing for homeschooling families. To learn more, please visit us online at

Hope Community Christian Academy is a non-denominational Christian University-Model® school (UM school) dedicated to strengthening families and providing top-notch education for our students. We offer Kindergarten through 6th grade.

Learn more about HCCA here.

Ignacio Community Church is a Christ-centered fellowship that exists for the purpose of worship and for expanding the Kingdom of God by providing opportunities for healing, growth and service by educating, equipping and empowering His people.

The Clothing Closet is a ministry of the Ignacio Community Church and offers free clothing, shoes and more. The Clothing Closet is open from 10am - 2pm on Tuesdays and Saturdays.

Click here to visit ICC online.